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    Guardian magazine general knowledge x-word I can nearly completely finish thanks to about half the solutions being test cricket grounds!

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      (Spoiler alert.)

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        Where?

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          Originally posted by Guy Profumo View Post

          Guardian magazine general knowledge x-word I can nearly completely finish thanks to about half the solutions being test cricket grounds!

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            Amnesty International condemned business network (8)

            _ _ _ U N _ T _

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              Originally posted by irony towers View Post
              But the clue said cricket ground?

              Where's the spoiler?

              (Genuine confused)

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                Ok, mea culpa; I'd never looked at the weekend crossword and had in mind something clued more elliptically. As you were.
                Last edited by irony towers; 14-03-2020, 21:47.

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                  Anyway

                  Back to this

                  Still struggling to come up with the next clue based on the solution.

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                    Drop talk from Boris Johnson about "Herd Immunity"?

                    A perfect exemplar of an idea from Nineteen Eighty-Four! (9)

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                      _ _ _ K _ _ _ _ K

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                        I'll have a go

                        Bookspeak for remnants of freemasonry (4,7)

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                          Originally posted by Guy Profumo View Post
                          _ U _ K _ _ _ _ K
                          Not Bookspeak

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                            Cheers Guy. I wasn't hopeful

                            BOOKSPEAK > BOOK'S PEAK > LAST CHAPTER

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                              "Applied to an opponent it is abuse; applied to someone you agree with it is praise"

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                                Originally posted by Guy Profumo View Post
                                _ U C K _ _ _ _ K

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                                  Unqualified duckspeak (5)

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                                    _ _ _ C _

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                                      Some quack, Roy- doubled as London's biographer (7)

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                                        Flogs common book by Peter Ackroyd? (9)

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                                          L. I. Hawksmoor suffers from working too much (11)

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                                            Walk away from weird workaholism- to Tangier or Casablanca? (7)

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                                              Unruly Moorish herd are a pain in the arse (10)

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                                                Lots of hemorrhoids! (5)

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                                                  Piles- the real essence of Persian Queen (6)

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                                                    Esther, O, and me, cavorting (9)

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